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    shyster

    shaI st@r

    noun
    a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
    That shyster accepted her fee for his services but did almost nothing for her.

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    naysayer

    neI seI @r

    noun
    a person who refuses, denies, or opposes, esp. because of cynicism or pessimism.
    They went ahead with their ambitious plan despite the arguments of the naysayers.

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Jun
20
2013

evidently

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

e v@ dent li

adverb
definition:  as nearly as can be determined; apparently.
example:  Evidently, the news of the coming hurricane never reached the island, or people would have tried to evacuate sooner.
example:  He evidently misunderstood what she asked him because she was surprised at his response.

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